Dozens of people working at World Health Organization (WHO) headquarters, caught the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, reports Associated Press .
At least one hotbed of infection was found in the WHO office – the last five identified infected were infected from the same colleague. In total, 65 people have been infected in recent weeks. Of these, 32 worked permanently at headquarters and followed all prescribed precautions.
In early November, representatives of the organization reported that there were no foci of the spread of the disease in its Geneva office. Nevertheless, all employees visiting it were instructed to refuse general meetings in specially designated areas.
Earlier on November 16, the head of WHO Tedros Adanom Ghebreyesus spoke out about the role of the vaccine in victory over the pandemic – according to him, having the vaccine will not replace all other tools to fight it, but will only complement them.